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Software Integration and Test Engineer


United States
Base Salary
100k-160k USD
ALTEN Technology USA

Job Description

We’re ALTEN Technology USA, an engineering company that provides solutions for engineering, technology, and product development projects. For decades, we’ve been helping our clients develop products that are changing the world, whether that’s by shaping the future of space exploration, saving lives with medical devices that set a new standard of care, or creating the fully autonomous electric taxi of tomorrow. Our team of more than 600 people works across industries including aerospace, medical devices and life sciences, unmanned systems and robotics, automotive OEM and tier 1 suppliers, commercial vehicle, electric vehicles, rail, and more. Our offices across the US have different industry focuses and engage with our clients in different ways, ranging from working on-site at client facilities to performing product development at our delivery centers.

ALTEN Group, our parent company, has been a leader in engineering and information technology for more than 30 years. ALTEN Group operates in 30 countries across Europe, North America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East and employs more than 36,000 people, 88% of whom are engineers. The company covers the whole development cycle and offers a choice of service levels, from technology consulting to complete project outsourcing.

When you join ALTEN Technology USA, you join a group of people passionate about collaborating to solve some of the world’s most technical engineering challenges. Our success is tied to taking care of our employees by building relationships and providing opportunities for mentorship and career growth. We offer comprehensive benefits for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan with employer matching; paid time off (PTO); paid parental leave; and mentorship to help you take your career to the next level. You don’t have to take our word for it that we are a great place to work—we were named on the 2023 Top Workplaces list thanks to feedback from our proud employees.

As a Software Test and Integration Engineer you will be responsible for;

  • Develop, integrate, and test software for satellite ground systems in collaboration with customers.
  • Ensure the operation and maintenance of mission-critical software for command, control, and monitoring of systems on launch vehicles and launch pad systems.
  • Work within an agile software development team, guiding features from requirement development through design, implementation, and testing.
  • Interface with customers, suppliers, application users, and other technical and support personnel.
  • Oversee the full software lifecycle, including design, development, test, delivery, and maintenance.
  • Adhere to modern DevSecOps development practices and utilize Agile frameworks.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment of software with project goals and requirements.
  • Perform thorough testing and troubleshooting for software reliability and functionality.


  • Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) or a related technical field from an accredited college or university.
  • A minimum of 5 years of software engineering experience.
  • Understanding of Software Engineering processes and best practices.
  • Proficiency with DevOps and CI/CD methodologies.
  • Agile development experience.
  • Experience with satellite ground system development, particularly in distributed command and control, data processing, or mission planning software.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, C++, or Python, especially in the context of modeling, planning, or scheduling software.
  • Cross-disciplinary knowledge in software engineering, hardware engineering, integration, test engineering, quality engineering, and configuration/data management.
  • Familiarity with test and security milestones (TRR, FAT/SAT, IATT, ATO).
  • Experience with various aspects of satellite ground system software (mission management, planning and scheduling, command and telemetry, satellite operations, flight dynamics models).
  • Cloud development expertise, specifically with AWS, Lambda, Docker, and Kubernetes.
  • Web and REST service development experience with technologies like Spring, Jersey, Flask, CherryPy, or Ruby on Rails.
  • Front-end and UX development skills with JavaScript, Angular, React, JavaFX, Python, or Qt.

Salary Range: $100-160k

The actual salary offered is dependent on various factors including, but not limited to, location, the candidate’s combination of job-related knowledge, qualifications, skills, education, training, and experience

Note: Due to the nature of the work, only US Persons (citizens or permanent residents) need apply for this position.

ALTEN Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our Policy is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status.

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Apr 4, 2024


100k-160k USD

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